Admitted as Solicitor


Called to the Bar


Self Rumbewas has considerable advocacy experience having worked across different jurisdictions in Australia. Prior to being called to the Bar, Self worked in criminal defence as a trial advocate at the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) in the Northern Territory, and before that at the Aboriginal Legal Service in New South Wales for a numbers of years. He has appeared unled in jury trials, local court hearings and appeals.

Self also has an established background in civil litigation and alternate dispute resolution. For a number of years, as a both a lawyer and law clerk, Self’s legal career was embedded in commissions of inquiry matters, notably, the Commonwealth Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

He accepts briefs in a range of matters including criminal and civil matters, and is able to appear in regional locations.

Providing Guidance In

Common Law

Intentional Torts

Criminal Law

Criminal Law, Criminal Appeals

Inquests & Inquiries

Commissions, Inquests & Inquiries

Public & Administrative Law

Administrative Law, Civil & Human Rights, Disciplinary Proceedings

Member of
  • NSW Bar Association
  • Law Council of Australia
  • Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR)

Black Chambers
Wallamulla, Gadigal Country
Suite 204, Level 2
185 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000